Basin Traffic: What’s to Be Done?

Basin Traffic: What’s to Be Done? By Paul Wiseman, The Permian Basin Petroleum Association Magazine There was a wreck on I-20 along my the way to a meeting about road safety. I’m not sure if that’s ironic or just appropriate. Just before I left Midland to head to the quarterly meeting of the recently-formed Permian

Media Report: Press Release Announcing New Full-Time Permian Road Safety Coalition

Media Report: Press Release Announcing New Full-Time Permian Road Safety Coalition April 22, 2019 MRT.com – Midland https://www.mrt.com/news/local/article/Road-safety-coalition-transitioning-to-full-time-13786659.php Chron.com (Houston Chronicle) https://www.chron.com/news/local/article/Road-safety-coalition-transitioning-to-full-time-13786659.php April 23, 2019 ABC/FOX - Big 2/Fox 24 - Midland https://www.yourbasin.com/news/permian-road-safety-coalition/1948218614 CBS 7 - Midland https://www.cbs7.com/content/news/Permian-Road-Safety-Coalition-looking-to-make-local-roads-safe-508946711.html NBC - News West 9 - Midland http://www.newswest9.com/2019/04/23/permian-basin-road-safety-coalition-becomes-non-profit-promises-increased-effort-improving-road-safety/

Webinar: You’re Not As Safe As You Think You Are

Webinar: You're Not As Safe As You Think You Are April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The PRSC's Executive Director, Scott Scheffler, participated as a panelist in a National Safety Council webinar entitled, "You're Not As Safe As You Think You Are." The speaker panel presented numerous ideas and best practices to help companies

Road safety coalition transitioning to full-time nonprofit

Road safety coalition transitioning to full-time nonprofit By Mella McEwen, MRT.com/Midland Reporter-Telegram Published 6:09 pm CDT, Monday, April 22, 2019 With a rising traffic count and similarly rising fatality rate, promoting road safety in the thriving Permian Basin oil patch is becoming a full-time job. That was the conclusion of those involved in the

TxDOT: 11 percent of state’s fatalities happen in Permian Basin

TxDOT: 11 percent of state’s fatalities happen in Permian Basin Although only 2 percent of Texans live in the Permian Basin, 11 percent of all traffic fatalities occurred there in 2017, according to a report from the Texas Department of Transportation. This corresponds to 405 fatalities out of 3,721 total across the state. Read

Speaker: Make oil field safety a value, not priority

Speaker: Make oil field safety a value, not priority The focus on oil and gas safety used to be on preventing falls, but now attention is on transportation. “Fifty percent of all occupational fatalities in oil and gas were in transportation — 50 percent,” consultant Dean Wingo said at Monday’s Permian Road Safety Coalition

Major rehab projects coming to US 285

Major rehab projects coming to US 285 The Texas Department of Transportation Odessa District has big plans coming for U.S. Highway 285, a major artery for the oil and gas industry in the western Permian Basin. On Monday, TxDOT told members of the Permian Road Safety Coalition what changes are coming. Here is an